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  • Transportation festival highlights historical forms of movement

    Transportation festival highlights historical forms of movement
    Traveling usually involves getting in a car, or maybe hopping on a bus or an airplane, but there was a time when navigating water was the fastest way to get around. The National Park Service paid tribute to that form of transportation at the James...
  • Cleanup will close portions of Lynchburg trail system this week

    Cleanup will close portions of Lynchburg trail system this week
    It's been nearly two months since the massive windstorm hit our region and crews are still cleaning up. Starting Monday, workers will clean up fallen trees on part of the James River Heritage Trial in   Lynchburg.  The lower Blackwater Creek Bikeway will...
  • Hampton Roads to Richmond barge to start thrice-a-week service

    A barge that hauls containers up the James River from Hampton Roads to Richmond twice a week, is adding a third day of service, according to transportation officials. With the addition of Saturday service, a top Virginia Port Authority news release...
  • Brazil's 183-mile traffic jam

    Brazil's 183-mile traffic jam
    By now, most people in Hampton Roads have at least heard about the epic VDOT planning failure that resulted in a nine mile traffic jam on Interstate 664, in Newport News, a couple of weekends ago. The avoidable congestion was caused by VDOT's...
  • This week's football scores (updated through Friday night)

    THURSDAY'S SCORES Phoebus 44, Menchville 3 Norfolk Academy 32, Covenant School 8 FRIDAY'S SCORES (From VirginiaPreps.com) Primarily public schools: Abingdon 49 Carroll County 28 Altavista 28 Chatham 21 Amherst County 44 Rustburg 20 Battlefield 21...
  • This weekend's scores (updated through Friday night)

    (from VirginiaPreps.com): Thursday Hampton 41 Warwick 0 Nandua 40 Arcadia 0 Phoebus 43 Denbigh 6 York 28 New Kent 0 Friday Mostly public: Abingdon 26 Lebanon 0 Altavista 49 Nelson County 6 Amelia County 42 Bluestone 29 Battlefield 45 Freedom...
  • Hampton High teacher, student explore James River on 8-day expedition

    HAMPTON — Eight days of strenuous canoeing the James River have left a Hampton High School teacher and student with a new appreciation of the waterway. Science teacher Heather Main and rising senior Ashley Hudson are back from the lifejackets-and-...
  • Wednesday's 5/2 local sports calendar (updated Tuesday AM)

    COLLEGES Softball N.C. Central at Hampton (doubleheader), 2 p.m. HIGH SCHOOLS Baseball Isle of Wight Academy at Banner Christian, 4 Norfolk Collegiate at Walsingham Ac., 4:30 Softball Bishop Sullivan at Warhill, 4:30 Track and field Bruton, Grafton,...
  • VDOT proposes bridge replacement for Route 501 at Bedford County/Amherst County line

    VDOT proposes bridge replacement for Route 501 at Bedford County/Amherst County line
    A busy crossing over the James River is about to be replaced. The Virginia Department of Transportation wants to build a new bridge for Route 501 at the Bedford and Amherst County line. The current bridge was built in 1921.  It's narrow and has no...
  • This weekend's football scores (updated through Friday night)

    THURSDAY'S SCORES: Bethel 20, Warwick 13 Heritage 32, Kecoughtan 17 FRIDAY'S SCORES (from VirginiaPreps.com): Public Altavista 28 Appomattox 19 Amherst County 62 Jefferson Forest 14 Atlee 56 Glen Allen 33 Bassett 23 Martinsville 22 Bath County 38...
  • VDOT: No James River Bridge work due to storm

    VDOT: No James River Bridge work due to storm
    The Virginia Department of Transportation has decided not to go forward with work this weekend at the James River Bridge after all. Scheduled work to replace the metal grid deck on the JRB's lift span will be canceled this weekend due to an uncertain...